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FOX
Aug 10, 2009 5:30pm EDT
first real heat wave of the summer season for the second day straight baltimore city is under a code red. >> alert means potentially dangerous conditions for the el kerl and people who have to work outside. john joins us live from north baltimore with the latest on the heat wave. john? >>reporter: well the sweltering conditions have resulted in some marked train delay this afternoon on the brunswick and camden line and thousands of other baltimore people day 2 of code red has resulted in plenty of misery. for most of this summer those who earn their leaving outside have been spared. but crews working on northern parkway knew this day would come. the sweltering heat is taking it's toll. >> you are going to cut off work early today. >> yes. >>reporter: because of the heat. >> it's too hot. too much for my guys. >>reporter: city cooling center on york road and go van. >> we are on our last case right now. >>reporter: hottest commodity is on ice. it is going quickly. >> we have quite a few people coming in. they are looking to cool off and also asking for the water. mostly the water. to
NBC
Aug 28, 2009 5:30am EDT
job that led to her murder? at the baltimore city detention center, employees are learning about the murder of one of their own, erica carr, found shot to death in her car early thursday morning. >> i was very devastated. she was very well respected by all employees. she will be sorely missed. >> it is unclear why the 37 year-old would have been there in east baltimore. she lived in a middle river home with her children. police don't know why sioux was gunned down. there are investigating the possibility it was connected to her job. >> these corrections officers pleaded dangerous life when they leave these institutions, but they have to look over their shoulder at all times, every hour their republic i. >> being a correctional officer is very hard work. it is dangerous for us coming out every night to going home and being in the public. >> it regardless of the motive, but the president of the union that represents the correctional officer has harsh words for the person who ended the working moms life with three shots, one to the head, the neck, and the arm. >> we hope law enforce
ABC
Aug 18, 2009 5:30pm EDT
way towards the north and east, it's heading to portions of harford, northern baltimore, down in anne arundel county they're getting just hammered by the thunderstorm activity. as a matter of fact, a severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for carroll county, adams and york county in áe#ti baltimore city, anne arundel county, and i've got a feeling that they're going to include cecil county in that as the whole system continues to make its way towards the north and east. the scattered showers and thunderstorms all result of the heat and humidity that we had during the day today. we got up to around 91 degrees. but now, as you just çósaw, it' at 71. big change. we're going to be back after we put a few band-aids on some more lightning strike problems at the station. we'll be back right after this. explain. oh yea, well for 6 months, customers get all three: fios tv, internet and phone for just $79.99 a month. oh, all right, see... you're just moving your fingers, aren't you? i gotta cut my nails. (announcer) now get three amazing fios services for the price of two. tv, in
FOX
Aug 18, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. jennifer has tonight off. right in our we are undergoing a thunderstorm warning in both baltimore city and also baltimore county. let's go to vytas with the latest on our severe weather forecast. >> we can hear the thunder rumble above the station right now. vicious lightning strike in the system and we look at hd radar level through here. strong thunder light new england moving through the east of townsend to essex and we look at heavy rain making its way in the white marsh area. get heavy showers and thunderstorms right now also down to the south of us and the park and andarundle county west of annapolis with heavy rain and back to randall town and reece town and another cell making its way in wood lawn security square area. take note of that because a lot of lightning with it. charged up atmosphere with the heat. over 1,000 strikes since the last hour in the central maryland year. so looking at a lot of activity over parts of andarundle county, baltimore city, baltimore couldn't. under severe thunderstorm warning right now for andarundle county until 6:30 p.m. baltimore city until 6:15
FOX
Aug 24, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. >>. >> bottom line is people can't be jerked at the inner harbor. >> baltimore raven arrested for assaulting an officer. why the player says it's a misunderstanding. >> man found shot to death and in his home. what police say about his attacker. >> break from high pressure and the high humidity. how long it will last before we see another chance of storms in my sky watch forecast. >>> and the final word on what killed the king of pop. >>> live. >> good evening. jeff is off tonight. a baltimore raven arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer. happened yesterday at restaurant in the inner harbor. melinda is live there with the latest on the story tonight. melinda? >>reporter: well, police say what started out as misunderstanding quickly escalated to a felony. last night raven player tony fine was having dinner with friends at johnny rocket and security guard thought he slide a handgun to one of the other men. turns out it wasn't a handgun but rather a cell phone. regardless, police say what happened when a city officer approached hill moments later was criminal. they say
FOX
Aug 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. >> arrested for sexually assaulting children in baltimore county. the evidence police seized that helped catch a middle river couple. >> there were people cut, bleeding, few unconscious. >> what happened on board this aircraft that injured more than two dozen passengers? >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news "late edition". >> hello again, i am jeff barnd. jennifer gilbert has tonight off. cash-for-clunkers is drawing crowds. the to showrooms, especially ford. but will it get the funding it needs before running out of gas. weldel takes a closer look. >> the white house said without senate approval of the house bill adding $2 billion in clunker funding it can only guaranteeby rebates for a few more days. >> if it hasn't happen this week, it is unlikely that we will make it to the weekend with the program that can continue. >> republicans argued misreading the initial popularity of the clunker program means extending it might cost more than lawmakers expect. >> when the administration comes bearing estimates, it is not a bad idea to look for a second opinion.
FOX
Aug 4, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. >> justice in the city of baltimore. question raised about monitoring young suspects. >> i 70 helicopter struck by lightning and crashed. >>reporter: 911 call made when a helicopter crashed in washington county killing 4 people. >>> why governor o'malley was booed in west baltimore today. >>> hot humid temperatures continue tomorrow. when we see a break from the heat in the sky watch forecast. >>>. >> hello. jennifer is off. first open fox tonight our crime justice team goes one-on-one with maryland secretary of the department of juvenile services. and the company providing gps monitoring for the state. joy joins us with the latest on the story tonight. joy. >>reporter: well jeff there has been a lot of criticism since the arrest of 17-year-old la mont davis. juvenile offender under gps monitoring. right now davis is behind bars but this time he's charged as an adult with attempted murder. following the shooting 5-year-old raven wyatt and another juvenile. just since a month since the shooting the man who oversees the department of juvenile services agrees to sit down and open
ABC
Aug 18, 2009 6:00pm EDT
well as baltimore, baltimore city, and harford county. they have not added cecil county yet. but let me show you what is going on. take a look at our radar, with all the lightning strikes on it. we're going to switch to a little different view which takes the lightning off of it. what is going on, this system, as it came through the city, basically got heated up by all the heat coming off the city, and the leading edge of the storm. right through that region right there is making its way on towards the north and east at about 25 miles an hour. and it will be hitting those towns at those times. should it be hitting fallston right now. one minute to jarrettsville. moncton 7 minutes. 10 minutes to perryman. 10 minutes to hickory. 16 minutes to aberdeen before you get pounded as the system makes its way towards the north and east. very heavy shower and thunderstorm activity. torrential rain, a lot of lightning. we got hit here at the station with the lightning. put us off the air. your forecast for the remainder of this evening calls for strong storms. temperatures cooling off. right now
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 5:00am EDT
to the baltimore area thanks to the stimulus package. $2.4 billion in grants will go to the production of batteries and vehicles. >> i want to build a hybrid car here not import it. , to build a hybrid truck here. >> the money is expected to generate thousands of new jobs. the plant in white marsh and michigan will share money. one senator will return to the u.s. senate after she fractured her ankle in three places and had surgery. today the senate hopes to confirm supreme court nominee judge sonia sotomayor. >> judge sonia sotomayor has the votes to win her nomination. >> my fear is that she is unable to separate her personal belief system from that of the letter of the law. >> appearing before the committee last month, she tried to soften her most controversial remarks that a wise latino with her experience would reach better conclusions and a white male who has not live that life. >> of professional experiences help me to listen and understand with the law always commanding the result. >> supporters argue that her experience makes her one of the most qualified supreme cou
NBC
Aug 18, 2009 6:00pm EDT
at 6:00, the warning expires. the strongest terms we have now are in central baltimore county and running into southeast hartford county. all that yellow on the screen is where the storm activity is moving across the area. let me put the lightning in, and you will see where it is most intense. there you go. eastward to just south of bellaire, that is where the strongest storms are right now. a thunderstorm warnings in effect for the next 15 minutes. we will detail what will happen over the next couple minutes. >> you can always follow the forecast by using our interactive radar. it allows you to track storms down your street. just log on to wbaltv.com. tonight a 3-year-old boy is dead, and the child care worker says it is an accident. >> it is hard to believe somebody would do something like that to a child. >> toys and other signs of young children are obvious of the house where police say the 3- year-old was murdered. >> the initial took place on august 7. the medical examiner ruled this the homicide. >> police were first called for a child abuse complaint. >> officers were able
NBC
Aug 18, 2009 12:00pm EDT
a 75- year-old black man while he was fishing in baltimore. it happened around 4:30 this morning. police say they beat the man and yelled racial slurs. one of the suspects is in custody. a search is underway for the other two. we will hobble it is tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. >> -- have the latest tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> many are worried that the city's crown jewel is losing its luster. jennifer franciotti has more on how the violence has people worried about the inner harbor. >> a summer day in 1980, where dense crowds descend on the harbor place, an area regarded as a wasteland transformed into a promenade of culture and leisure. this man watched the vision unfold as he worked for the baltimore office of promotion and tourism in the east. -- in the 1980's. >> you could go out and stroll around the harbor and the outside a cafe. it was a great place to jog. >> recent incidents are endangering the sense of security. >> we have always had incidents at the inner harbor. not very frequent, but they happen occasionally. the happened occasionally in other parts of the city. this ce
ABC
Aug 17, 2009 6:30am EDT
. back to you. >>> 6:30. it's where you bring out of town company. it's where baltimore shows off how good it is but today you have to wonder what is happening at the inner harbor. abc2 news linda so with a scary saturday night. >> reporter: it's always a scary thing to hear about any kind of violence at the inner harbor but this time it's really got people thinking. after shots rang out in a busy landmark. two people were shot in the light street pavilion near phillips seafood restaurant after 10:00 saturday night. a 20-year-old man shot in the leg, a teenaged boy shot in the arm. "the baltimore sun" reports both victims are suspected members of the pludz gang. police say the -- bloods gang. police say the shooting rang out between members of two gangs. the police commissioner and mayor are calling for a more aggressive crackdown against gang violence at the harbor. some say despite the crime they will keep coming back. >> i will come back. i like it here. >> it won't change my, i guess, opinion about the inner harbor. we would still come back. >> reporter: police haven't made any ar
NBC
Aug 31, 2009 5:00am EDT
82,000 students going back to the classroom and baltimore city. for those attending paul laurence dunbar high school, they may get the biggest surprise. when they come back this morning, they will find an almost new campus. $32 million pumped into the renovations. students and staff will find a new cafeteria, classroom, and a library. this has been in the works since 2001. gov. o'malley, america, the ceo, analyst dunbar lum i will be on hand to open the east baltimore campus -- and the mayor, and alumni will be on hand. >> it was sorely lacking in a lot of the more modern amenities with respect to its mission in terms of educating kids in the sciences and in technology. >> that renovation project has been underway for some time. the ceremony is at 8:30 this morning. just outside the beltway in baltimore county, many kids going back to the classroom as well. jennifer franciotti is standing by. >> good morning. you are correct. in baltimore county, is the 26 largest school system in the nation. more than 104,000 students will go back to class in baltimore county. 172 schools expecte
ABC
Aug 18, 2009 5:00pm EDT
baltimore where they arrested one suspect. he is identified as calvin lockner, that man right there. baltimore city police say he is 28 years old and has a record of violence. two other suspects remain at large right now. police have not identified them. roosevelt leftwich, abc 2 news. >> as you might imagine, this attack has outraged people across the city. the baltimore branch of the naacp is holding a news conference on this morning's attack. abc 2 news delia goncalves will have a live report on abc 2 news at 6. >>> at a time when many teenagers are preparing to return to the classroom, a 15- year-old edge wide boy is locked up in a jail cell after allegedly trying to murder his stepfather. tonight abc 2 news jeff hager has more on what may have sparked the latest incident of violence against a parent. >> instant photos, hamming it up with his sister, 15-year-old stan smith, junior looks like your average teen, not a kid capable of an adult-sized crime, attempted murder. >> i've known him for eight years. he is not the type of person. >> reporter: smith's friend jessica says stan
ABC
Aug 19, 2009 5:00pm EDT
it looks like that we're going to be going pretty much free from severe weather here in baltimore. but there is still a chance that we could see a shower. but again, a severe thunderstorm warning in effect for st. mary's county until 5:15. here is the metro baltimore forecast. mostly cloudy. a few scattered storms. but nothing like last evening. we'll see temperatures hanging in the 80s for the next couple of probably until about 9:30 or so, then they'll cool off overnight. we'll continue tracking the storm and have all the latest in the forecast, coming up in a couple of minutes. >>> we have new information tonight about the suspect in a vicious beating that authorities say is a hate crime. investigators say the man in custody was one of three white attackers yelling racial slurs as they beat 76-year-old james privett at a south baltimore park. roosevelt leftwich joins us with more. >> reporter: marybeth, we now know more about the one man police caught and how the city is going to respond to the hate crime. authorities say 28-year-old calvin lockner had a history of violence and
CBS
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >>> this is wjz, wjz dt, and wjz.com, baltimore. >>> good morning maryland. now don scott, marty bass, breaking new windshield with mary bubala, your first warning weather, and wjz traffic control with sharon gibala. it is wjz, maryland's news station. >>> good morning everybody. a beautiful sliver of a moon out there this morning to start your tuesday. i'm mary bubala in for don scott today. eyewitness news has traffic and weather today. we will get to sharon but over to marty and i'll bet he's going back to that moon shot. >> well, given the moon. here it is, the door was open. somebody had to walk through. somebody at home is saying the same thing. let look at temperatures, it is a beautiful day start. that's the city cape. 70 cumberland, 68 elkin, river bell air 72. 68 west minister, 72 columbia. annapolis and dc mid-70s. sunshine throughout the day, a 30% chance of shower or thunder shower i think more shade clouds than anything else. a high temperature in the low 90s today. out to sharon gibala, we will see if the accident has cleared up yet. >> no, it hasn't. so crane high
NBC
Aug 30, 2009 6:00pm EDT
there. he was our champion. >> he also weighed in on the controversial rest of the baltimore orioles' rookie. -- the arrest of the baltimore orioles' rookie. the civil-rights leader called for better training for baltimore city policeman handling such a situation. -- baltimore city policemen and police such a situation. >> what a nice day today -- baltimore city policemen handling such a situation. here is what our satellite combination looks like right now. a little shower activity moves off of the beach, still around the cape hatteras area, and that is where the front has doubled in. some very pleasant air. it looks like it will be with us into next weekend. that is a long run of nuys, autumn-like weather. we will talk about the insta- weather plus forecast -- that looks like a long run of nice weather . -- nice weather. >> the person that was struck early friday morning has died. he was riding in colombia maryland. they said the man behind the wheel was under the influence of alcohol -- he was riding in columbia, maryland. he is now out of jail after posting $100,000 bail. tonight
FOX
Jul 31, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. they could have killed my son. >> police accused. the shocking allegations from a baltimore teenager. >> damage from violent weather. where the storms hit hardest. >> and the driving force behind a plan to bring baseball back to children in baltimore city. >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news "late edition". >> hello again i am jeff barnd. >> and i am karen parks. >> several baltimore city police officers are under investigation tonight accused in the hit-and-run of a teenager in west baltimore. >> happened tuesday night. about 9:00, near the curb in mosher and pennsylvania avenue. 17-year-old dee john rydell son said three police officers in a unmarked car intentionally slammed the vehicle into the dirt bike. the officers slowed down, and looked to see if he was off the bike and kept going, said the witnesses. >> i am angry about the situation. because it is devastating. they could have killed my son. what about that? he is a child. no child deserves that. >> to me that was the most egregious conduct i can imagine from a officer of the law. >> c
ABC
Aug 28, 2009 6:30am EDT
make some people feel better today. for one baltimore county family, all of that rain landed them in an awful situation. pete on the street o'neal shot this. water poured into the basement of this brand new home completely flooding it out. the home sits near pikesville. the homeowner says he bought the home ten days ago and today is his birthday. the outside drain got clogged with storm debris causing the mess. fire crews had to cut through it to clear it out. then in west baltimore county this is something you hope you never to do, scoop water out of your car with a plastic cup. this man hit a wall of water near owings mills boulevard and timber oak grove. he says it was so dark he didn't realize the road was flooded until he was in it. he and his friends managed to escape but three other cars had to be pulled out of the water. >> a couple of other people flagged down one guy but some other was not able to nag him down. a friend of mine helped me and we tried to stop another car but he went gung hoe right through there. he didn't see us obviously. it's very dark. >> reporter: luckil
FOX
Jul 31, 2009 10:00pm EDT
baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> closes with heavy rain and severe storms. >> some saw severe damage with roofs blown off homes. >> hello everyone i am jeff barnd. >> and i am karen parks. one of the hardest-hit areas is carroll county where there may have been a possible tornado. myranda stephens has the latest. >> the tornado hit around 2:50. >> kevin was in his room, when the storm came rolling through. >> i heard a huge crash. thought something ran through the house, like a tractor trailer or something. >> a tornado warning was issued for carroll county. just before 3:00 this afternoon. causing residents to hunger down, including kevin's mott mom that was hurt trying to shut the family garage door. >> tried to close the inside garage door and that flung back on her. and knocked her down. that's when we got to her. >> amid the commotion, kevin did not notice part of the roof landed in his front yard. it was not his but the neighbors across the street. who were away on vacation. >> we heard tree branches falling down. and just bad. >> and behind kevin's home more dama
CBS
Aug 5, 2009 6:00am EDT
arrested by baltimore city police on pornography charges could be facing federal charges. both are accused of filming and distributing child pornography. police are trying to find the children involved, some as young as 2 years old, we're told. investigators also believe the couple may be involved in incidents in other states. >>> several high-profile and violent crimes here in this area have many people on edge. as kai jackson reports a national movement has helped neighbors take back their streets. ♪ >> reporter: at pressman in west baltimore, residents get together for a nation-wide ritual called national night out. >> a lot of young people these days are involved in more violence and crime but we get back to them, give them hope they are going to do something else with their lives other than being on the street. >> reporter: people walk the street with their children feeling secure on this night, with police presence on just about every corner. yet most realize that problems still exist. last month a 17-year-old was charged with shooting a 5-year- old baltimore girl in the he
ABC
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
. anne arundel county and eastern shore and kent county -- we're starting in baltimore where the bob davidson lincoln mercury in parkville showing up -- 69 degrees at parkville middle school. temperatures hovering around 70 or more around baltimore. there's nothing around the beltway though once you head to southern maryland it does appear as if there's rain and that rain trying to come out of southern maryland. look at this mess from st. mary's county heading to cambridge. could be clipping easton and southbound over towards salisbury. still take the umbrella. there's a chance there could be a shower or storm popping up as we head through this afternoon. temperatures make it up to the two-degree guaranteed high of 85. >>> 6:01. let's check the roads with kim. >> good morning. twitter.com/marylandtraffic, get your twitter updates directly to you. in anne arundel county, route 50 at route 97, traffic is a little heavier than normal but again school does start in anne arundel county so use caution. a look out for the kids as they make their way towards the bus stop. still a couple of e
ABC
Aug 19, 2009 6:00pm EDT
all, and asked for very little in return. in baltimore county, jeff hager, abc 2 news. >> and if you have any information about the crash, you're asked to call baltimore county police at 410-307-2020. >>> community leaders respond to an alleged hate crime. the brutal beating of an elderly man. police say 28-year-old calvin lockner and at least two other white men beat 76-year-old james privett tuesday night. privett and his wife were fishing at fort armistead park in south baltimore. police say lockner and the others shouted racial slurs as they knocked privett to the ground and beat him with a bat. investigators say lockner's nickname is hitler, and that he bears tattoos linking him with white supremacist groups. today the mayor and other civic leaders condemned what happened. >> we all have to speak out and speak up, and say it is not acceptable in our community. and we must stand together in opposing this kind of act going on. >> the nickname of the individual that is in custody is hitler. so he glorified in that. and we cannot continue to glorify that. >> the victim remains hospi
ABC
Aug 13, 2009 6:00pm EDT
discovery in baltimore turns into a homicide investigation. a local business owner has died after being found bound by zip ties inside his canton vending business. constantine dino frank died after being taken off life support on tuesday. he was found facedown and bound july 29th in the vestibule of precision vending in canton. police say he managed to get one hand free, but apparently suffered a stroke during his struggle. >> the investigation revealed that there was some money taken out of a private safe of his that was located in an office. right now we have no suspects, no people of interest. but we are getting good intelligence from the family and from employees. >> frank's death is being jointly investigated by the homicide unit, and citywide robbery. he also owns pool halls and shopping centers in baltimore county. an autopsy is being performed. >>> a former band director at howard county high school has been sentenced for molesting a female student. robert johnston taught at mount hebron high for 35 years. he pleaded guilty in april for abusing the student over a two- year perio
ABC
Aug 12, 2009 6:30am EDT
humor can go a long way. 6:30. good morning. 72 degrees in baltimore and across to the eastern shore we're up to 73 in easton. 80 on the thermometer in ocean city. still got to check that. maybe give it a little tap because it's been running very hot lately. compare that to 69 and fog if you're heading north up towards york. had showers roll through last night so the pavement may be a little damp. especially north of baltimore we could have a little bit of patchy fog this morning. overall though we're stuck with the clouds to the north, a little break around the bay and lower eastern shore so you may have some sun slipping through around the bay bridge and near annapolis but otherwise as we climb through the 70s in a hurry we're aiming for only 85 on the thermometer this afternoon which is cooler than the last few days, because of more clouds and there will be scattered showers and thunderstorms developing as well. plan for that, take the umbrella and always keep the eye to the sky if you're outdoors at the pool and on the field playing ball with the kitties. >>> 6:31. let's check th
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 10:00pm EDT
wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> hello, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am jennifer gilbert. a 9-year-old boy claims a lifeguard bit him at a city pool. >> and the mother of the child said that incident led to another frightening discovery. karen parks joins us with the discovery you are seeing first on on fox tonight. >> ian was shocked that a 17-year-old lifeguard would bite him. his mother said she tried to talk to supervisors at recreation and parks and gave her the run around. now she is afraid he may have terrorized other kids that are too scared to speak up. >> me and smi friends were playing, and we made a house out of foam. >> ian was playing here at the aquatic center in northwest baltimore, july 31. >> then the lifeguard came upstairs, and he messed up our little house. so i went over there and smacked him in the arm. >> he says that 17-year-old lifeguard retaliateed. >> then he picked me up and bit me. >> leaving marks two weeks later. >> it was like having your arm punched together by two rocks very hard. and it just made me want to cry so much. it was s
NBC
Aug 18, 2009 5:30am EDT
of baltimore. >> i like to see a return of more events to the inner harbor did bring a mass of people down to the waterfront. >> officials estimate that over 14 million people come to the harbor every year. the mayor is urging the police department to crack down on troublemakers. the mayor is planning to make spot safety checks herself. reporting live, wbal tv 11 news. >> thank you. baltimore county delegate says he plans to reimburse the city police debarment for help provided in his marriage proposal. >> baltimore county delegate jon reimburse the state of for the costs that were made for his wedding proposal. he used a helicopter to a proposed to his fiancee. he popped the question. now city police are investigating whether the incident was a misuse of resources. better judgment. >> prosecutors say one man broke his own record for identity theft by hacking into 130 million accounts. he attacked -- he targeted 7- eleven customers. if convicted on the new charges, he faces up to 20 years in prison. he was a former informant for the u.s. secret service. a new poll out today sho
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 5:30am EDT
someone in baltimore last night. police said the victim was shot in the upper torso and taken to a local hospital. no word on his condition or a possible motive. the brothers pleaded not guilty to charges of possessing weapons inside their home after they are being tried as adults in the case linked to setting a pit bull dog on fire. could newer technology help crack down on criminals? >> baltimore county police say it can't. a new crime mapping program could help them reduced their prime rates. our reporter is live with the details. >>>> the name of the problem approaches to crime and traffic safety approaches. police say it is working. currently police are identifying 15 hot spots, at least one in each precinct. the use the block, one of the hot spots as an example. baltimore county is one of seven police agencies were trying the new technology. >> we have had a significant results. in some cases double-digit decreases as a result of this logic. >> when comparing previous years, traffic crashes were down along with burglaries, auto theft, and traffic stops were up. >> there would
NBC
Aug 23, 2009 11:00pm EDT
>> we begin with breaking news. a baltimore ravens player arrested. live outside city police headquarters with details. >> 6:40 this evening, a call from harbor place security that said they had seen a group of men inside johnny rockets restaurant that passed what looked like a hand gun. an officer approached several men sitting at the counter. one of which is 27-year-old anthony fine, number 45, a rookie linebacker. >> one of the subjects resisted police and the sargent asked him to stand up again. he resisted and stood up and pushed the officer in the chest. other officers took that gentleman into cussed toy. that person also an iraqi war veteran. he has been charged with an assault on an officer. he is being held at central book that object was actually a cell phone. the other men at that location at that time fled the scene. police are not looking for them at this point in time. the officer did not need medical attention but is said to have a sore elbow. reporting live for wbal tv 11 news. jo breaking news for some in baltimore. a 40 inch water main break. no customers ex
FOX
Aug 28, 2009 10:00pm EDT
>>> rain and lightning strikes baltimore. now parts of maryland brace for more. >>> danny doesn't look like it will gather hurricane strength, but it will bring us plenty of rain. how much we will get in my skywatch forecast. >>> i actually cried when i saw the condition of these dogs. >> nearly two dozen dogs found at one maryland home, the clue that tipped off investigators. >>> and why an international prank about baltimore's reputation has no one at city hall laughing. >>> live in high definition from kaul-tv in baltimore -- from wbff tv in baltimore is fox45 news at 10. >>> trees toppled and a church burned, storms take their toll on roads and buildings in and around baltimore city. >> as some people spent the day cleaning up ... others took time getting ready for another big dose of rain. >> hello, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am karen parks. we have seen some rough weather during the past 24 hours that caused some damage around the area, and there may be more to come. >> this morning's wicked weather could be to blame for a church fire in middle river that started around 3:30
ABC
Aug 24, 2009 5:30am EDT
me. i feel great for the parents. 69 degrees in baltimore. 70 easton. in southern maryland, look at this satellite and radar composite, pretty heavy rain coming from, looks like charles to st. mary's county and lower eastern shore, st. mary's, by the way, severe thunderstorm warning until 6:00 a.m. another half-hour. that is out of our viewing area. just want to let you know what is going on down there. problems may pass over to the lower eastern shore so we'll continue to monitor this. yesterday's high 87 degrees. we'll you -- pull back a little today, 85 is our two-degree guarantee. we could develop showers and storms here this afternoon. bring an umbrella to play it safe. >>> 5:30. for those of us not floating to work, the traffic for everybody else with kim. >> thank you. reminder, to get traffic updates twittered directly to you, follow me at twitter.com/marylandtraffic. 95 southbound towards the whitemarsh boulevard area, no problems to let you know about. the tons are both checking in -- the tunnels are both checking in without incident. a couple of incidents, downtown baltim
FOX
Aug 17, 2009 5:30pm EDT
story tonight at 10:00. for now, live at downtown baltimore fox 45 news at 5:30. >>> obama administration surrounding health care reform. the white house would be open to consumer owned co-op to sell insurance to compete with private industry instead of the public option. but in the weekly radio address over the weekend the president indicated the government run plan is a must. >> having the white house float the fact that they are going to strip out the most important part of their proposed legislation the public option is a major victory for people who are against that bill. >>reporter: mean time dozens of protestors greeted president obama today in phoenix, arizona where he's addressing veterans of foreign wars. the crowd called the president health care plan a government take over of medicine that would bankrupt the country. >>> if you want to read the various health care bills out there just go to our web site and click on news link. >> you can make your voice heard. tell your elected officials what you think of the health care plan. get the phone numbers and e-mail ad
ABC
Aug 28, 2009 6:00pm EDT
will be filed. >>> a judge in baltimore county has sentenced a man to two life sentences, plus 100 years. kiheem taylor carjacked, kidnapped, and raped a teenage after about a dubbing her and her boyfriend from the timonium light rail station last year. abc 2 news jeff hager reports, the defendant claims he is innocent, but his own words convicted him. >> reporter: the distraught mother of 23-year-old kiheem taylor emerged from the courthouse claiming his innocence. >> he is not no perfect team, hard headed at times, but i believe he is innocent. i don't see him doing nothing like this. >> reporter: neither the teenaged boy locked inside the car's trunk nor the 18-year-old girl raped and forced to do other sexual acts over a two- hour period actually saw taylor's face that october night either. he was wearing a mask. but then a recorded telephone call from the detention center, taylor would break the case wide open. everyone knew that this crime was callous and heinous. the victims gave us that. the question was who was the masked man, and the defendant when he made that phone call
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 5:30pm EDT
on south pulaski street in baltimore. the child was caught in the crossfire. tonight she remains in critical condition. davis' public defender says the video proves he was not the shooter. >>> police are looking for a man wanted in connection with stealing credit cards. the harford county sheriff's office says it happened between friday, july 3rd, and saturday july 4th in the 1300 block of cherokee lane in bel air. investigators say the credit cards were used at the royal pharmacy store on churchville road to buy gas. they were also used at home depot stores in bel air and white marsh. >>> a man is accused of breaking into his neighbor's home and selling the stolen property at a yard sale. police say the robbery victim was driving saturday and saw a yard sale in front of a home in the 800 block of reece road in severn. police say the yard sale items were stolen from her home. police searched the property and arrested david perticone. he says he lost his job and needed money and he thought the house was abandoned. tonight he is charged with burglary and theft. >>> today the greater b
ABC
Aug 5, 2009 5:30am EDT
baltimore's country station 93.1 wpoc, you'll find great music from stars like taylor swift, kenny chesney and keith urban and rascal flatts. back to you. >>> 5:31. pittsburgh police know 70 people were in the l.a. fitness center outside the steel city. they know the gunman walked in with a bag, turned out the lights, started shooting. they don't even know how many shots were fired. cheryl conner with new information. >> reporter: the victims were dancing minutes before that frightening scene unfolded. police say the gunman walked into an aerobics room, started firing. by the time he was finished four people were dead including himself and at least 10 others were injured. you're looking at the scene around 8:00 last night. the state police superintendent in allegheny county held a news conference early this morning saying the gunman used a gym bag to carry in two handguns. he had swiped his membership card before walking into a latin dance class and firing at least 50 rounds. sources are telling local reporters one of the victims was the gunman's ex-girlfriend. she was shot in the
ABC
Aug 24, 2009 6:00pm EDT
that. >> say fein shoved the officer. fein's agent says he was profiled. but today baltimore's mayor fired back. >> i don't believe that's the case. and i don't accept that in this case at all. >> fein was released on his own recognizance, and is due to appear in court october 7th. >>> baltimore county police say they don't have much to go on in the murder of a man over the weekend in owings mills. but authorities do believe the victim, 51-year-old scott greenburg may have known his attacker. greenberg's ex-wife found his body at his parents' home on velvet valley way. she was going there to drop off the couple's two children, but it didn't seem he was home, so she called his father. >> the father-in-law told her where there was a key. she got the key and went into the house and found the victim dead in a pool of blood on the kitchen floor. he had been shot multiple times int the upper body. >> there were no signs of forced entry. we're told greenberg owned a snowball stand. >>> police have arrested an elderly man charging him with the county's first homicide since october of 2008. o
ABC
Aug 19, 2009 5:30pm EDT
yesterday, of course, we had the heavy storms here in the baltimoreer. this evening they looked like they were over southern maryland and heading for the eastern shore. we'll have the complete forecast coming up in just a couple minutes. >> thanks, norm. >>> well, notebooks an pencils are on your back to school list. but what about a surgical mass income students are heading back class before the h1n1 vaccine is available, and that has some concerned. cheryl conner as more on what you should know before the school bells ring. >> reporter: this may be last school year's news, but the image of students at milford mill academy wearing face masks is not a distant memory. >> i remember no one came to school. frightened. >> reporter: frightened after a classmate was diagnosed with the h1n1 virus. a number of schools with suspected cases shut down in may for fear of it spreading. >> hand gloves and everybody was washing their hands. >> reporter: francis phillips is the deputy secretary for health services in maryland. she says the centers for disease control has recommended a different appr
CBS
Aug 4, 2009 11:00pm EDT
examined three times before someone realized he had a pulse. in the case here in baltimore, mr. quarrels is still in critical condition here it at sinai. the paramedics involved could lose their licenses, and their jobs. mike hellgren, wjz, eyewitness news. >> quarrels will face charges in the burglary case. the officer who shot him is on administrative leave, which is routine. >>> we have a breaking story out of pittsburgh where at least six people are dead in a shooting at a suburban health club. this was the scene just a short time ago outside of the l.a. fitness center. our sister station kdka is reporting five people are dead as well as the shooter. witnesses say they heard 10 to 15 gunshots and everyone started running. no word if anyone else was injured. >>> new at 11:00, the fbi has joined the investigation of a battle nor county couple charged with producing child pornography. john niklaus and shannon honea are accused of filming child pornography. police believe one thrim was made at a hotel in the atlanta area. the fbi is pursuing federal charges. >> we will likely e
FOX
Aug 7, 2009 5:30pm EDT
bigger problem in baltimore city. >>> chance of rain this weekend and then the heat wave starts. how long it will last and how hot it will get coming up in my sky watch forecast. >>>. >> hello. karen is off. baltimore county police say their investigation into a deadly light rail crash is over. and they found no criminal wrongdoing whatsoeve whatsoever. miranda live with the latest on this developing story. miranda? >>reporter: well, jeff, baltimore county police have officially closed their investigation into last month deadly taken crash here near the lutherville light rail station ruling the incident an unfortunate accident. now it was garrett peterson and kyle miller both 17 walking along the tracks july 5th when they were struck by a train. the 2 boys were later pronounced dead at 94 by hospitals. police say in their investigation they looked at all possible factors in the crash from whether train operator had been under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or if he had been texting or using his cell phone. but they found no evidence of any of those things. they also added it is p
ABC
Aug 17, 2009 5:30am EDT
can see now 74 in baltimore. 67 in perry hall. 72 fallston. havre de grace 70 degrees but there's already a heat index reading. it feels like we're 79 in baltimore. feels like 77 fallston. feels like 78 in manchester. right now we have a few clouds around. they are high thin ones and lots of breaks in there so we will be seeing partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies today. it should be a nice one for us. there are the temperatures, 85 degrees and mostly clear by noon. and this afternoon getting back up into the low 90s so it's going to be another warm one. let's see what's happening on the roads with kim. >> good morning. as you look at 95 southbound approaching whitemarsh boulevard traffic is flowing freely at this time as you make your way to the 695/895 split. no problems to let you know about at either the harbor tunnel or fort mchenry tunnel, however we have a couple of lane blockages, for construction going on overnight. one at 395 southbound before i-95, right lane blocked. and eastbound route 50 in talbot county approaching route 662, right lane closed there, no real delays
FOX
Aug 9, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. >>> dangerous heat hit it is baltimore. thermometers hitting 95 and up. what the city is doing to keep you safe. >>> the hazy, hot and humid conditions will continue. how steamy it will get tomorrow and will we get relief? >>> a group that helps the homeless now needs help themselves. >>> randy and simon speaking out about paula. why they say idol won't be the same without her. >>> live in high-definition from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >>> hot, hot, hot. >> it's pretty nasty. >> sweaty. >>reporter: the summer swelter is here. hazy, hot and humid. we've got all 3 to deal with and this is just the beginning. >>> good evening. >>> baltimore issues its first code red heat alert this summer with temperatures topping well over 90 degrees many people are struggling to stay cool. melinda roeder live at federal hill with more on our summer sizzle. >>reporter: we've been carrying around a ther momster all day today. the hottest temperature was well above 100. we didn't need a thermometer to figure out it was really hot today. there's only one word for weather like this. >>
FOX
Aug 11, 2009 5:30pm EDT
degrees. makes this officially a heat wave. baltimore under another code red alert today. cooling center are open until 7 tonight for anybody who needs a place to keep cool. last night the heat stirred up strong storms in and around baltimore. lightning filled the sky and strong winds actually forced a tree to topple object to a van at johns hopkins university. vytas joins us now to tell us what we condition expect tonight. >> looks like the heat firing up showers and thunderstorms across the area at this time. our sky watch radar right now showing a decent cell that is in northern baltimore county at and it looks like this will continue to travel south as we go through the next hour or so. probably see showers and thunderstorms across northern baltimore county heading into harper county. zooming out the picture here you can see as we scan the sky more showers and thunderstorms beyond that. looks like this activity will continue to head to the south east. traveling about 20 or 25 miles an hour. not a very fast moving storm but the track of the storm will take it over boston at 5:4
FOX
Aug 10, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. >> oppressive heat takes hold of baltimore for a second day. what city residents did to keep cool. >> cutting back on everything we do. like every family in maryland is tightening the belt. >> government cancels a reception. how much money it will save the state. >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news "late edition". >> hello again, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am jennifer gilbert. thousands make the way to the towson university campus to speak out about health care reform. >> the debate was very intense with people on both sides of the issue making their thoughts known. keith daniels is live in towson with the latest. keith, what can you tell us? >> well, jeff senator cardin set the ground rules for this event that included not allowing participants to take their signs into the building. the senator made it very clear to us today, he said, quote, this is a townhall meeting, not a rally. but tonight it was kind of difficult to tell the difference. it was a tough move. now 500 people packed the place inside the concert hall at towson university. sen
NBC
Aug 24, 2009 5:00am EDT
. >> thank you, jen. baltimore city police investigating a stabbing in east baltimore. one of the victims, a 13-year-old girl. police were called to the 300 block of east federal street around 3:00 yesterday afternoon. that's where they found the girl, a man, and a woman suffering from stab wounds no. word on a suspect or a motive. baltimore city fire crews investigating a house fire yesterday morning in northwest baltimore. just before 1:00 yesterday, firefighters arrived in the home in the 3700 block of yosemite avenue. them found flames coming from the first and second floors. crews rescued two people inside, both were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. no word on whether there were any working smoke detectors in that home. >> the three men accused of murdering former baltimore city councilman ken harris are set to stand trial. harris was shot and killed last september during an attempted robbery outside the new haven lounge in east baltimore. suspects charles mcgenie, gary collins, and gerald williams have all pleaded not get at this. a traffic advisory for baltimore
FOX
Aug 10, 2009 10:00pm EDT
definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> outrage over health care reform surfaces at townhall meetings across the country. >> maryland senator holds a townhall meeting tonight, and finds loud protestors in the backyard. >> and as tempers flare some disruptive protestors are not patriotic. >> drowning out people, and that is unamerican. >> tonight, reform, turbulent town halls, and the passing of the protestors. >> hello, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am jennifer gilbert. the burning debate over health care reform came to towson tonight. >> senator ben cardin held a live townhall meeting on on the campus of towson university. keith daniels was there and files this report. >> at towson university, inside the catholic center for the arts, the debate over health care reform is center stage. >> senator ben cardin at the podium at another townhall meeting on the proposed trillion dollar health care plan that would provide coverage to all that need it. >> there would be a guaranteed short program. >> cardin promised to answer questions, but before that he struggled t
CBS
Aug 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
spot in south baltimore three men walked up and started attacking the man. police are calling the attack a hate crime. the 76-year-old victim is black, the suspect is a 27-year- old. >> he admitted he does not like african-americans. we're treating it as a hate crime. >> reporter: now the naacp is speaking out, upiset about the attack but not surprised by the violence. >> a lot of people think we have an african-american as president that things are improving. it is clear that the hate crimes are increasing. >> police say that he has a long violent history. he is on the sex offender registry. they arrested him for rape but the charges were dropped. earlier this year arrested again, this time for. >> beating his wife for asorbating with the americans. >> police say that he had two other suspects with him during the attack. they say the trio beat him and tried to steal the victim's truck but a tracking device in the vehicle led police to lockenner. >> there was a robbery motive. three white people and american is concerning t is troubling that i have to talk about this kind of crime
ABC
Aug 4, 2009 11:00pm EDT
baltimore city with 12 people shot at a cookout, delia goncalves finds out tonight if the event is having an impact. ♪ what do you like about this? >> the band. the stuff. and the concert. >> reporter: but dorian's father remembers a time when block parties like this weren't exclusive to national night out, a symbolic way for communities to take back their streets. >> bring it out and have a loud bang. and we used to sit out here and have fun. >> reporter: these men say that was time before street violence escalated, when neighborhood children had a place to go, and people to rely on. but this, they say, is a good start. >> anything that shows that somebody else cares about them but us is always going to help. i don't know how much it's going to help right off the bat, because they really getting back to it. but in the long run, i'm sure it will help. >> my mom works at the baltimore city health department, and i enjoy coming with her. >> reporter: gabriel's mom was one of many providers on hand as were police officers. >> definitely like a symbolic show of solidarity for the nei
NBC
Aug 28, 2009 6:00am EDT
massachusetts senator ted kennedy. >> state delegate jon cardin make amends with baltimore police for his controversial proposal. what do you think about it? that is the question today. >> are we through the worst of the rough weather? what can we expect for the weekend? the insta-weather plus forecast continues with 11 news today. >> live, local, late-breaking. this is wbal 11 news. >> good morning. i'm sarah caldwell. >> i'm stan stovall. >> the forecast is a big story. some thunderstorms moved across the area. anywhere from two inches to 6 inches measured around parts of the area. baltimore county is experiencing 2300 power outages. 2800 been harford county. the heaviest rain has moved out of the northeast corner of the state and is in delaware and new jersey. we have a thundershowers ieast f annapolis. and no. carroll county into frederick county and hagerstown there is thunder activity. with thunder and lightning. not as much as was heard earlier this morning. there is a tropical weather feature over the atlantic. a front try to come through as well. the next 24 hours will be the rai
FOX
Aug 3, 2009 10:00pm EDT
high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> hello, i am jeff barnd. jennifer gilbert has tonight off. baltimore county police have arrested a couple for having sex with children. police say it happened in middle river. the alleged victims are as young as two. keith daniels at county police headquarters with the story. keith? >> well, jeff, police say the couple made porno videos. they are not sure how long they have done it. but they do know that they did it in other locations. one of the videos they found is titled "fun in atlanta" but tonight there is concern over the shocking discovery in middle river. baltimore county police want everybody to take a good look at these people. it is 34-year-old john nicklas, and 26-year-old shannon honeya. accused of filming and promoting child pornography. and nikolaus is accused of having sex with his victims. >> that is sad. really sad. >> police say the abuse happened in the couples home in the 9700 block of car myer road in middle river. the victims range in age from two to 13. >> the neighbors cannot believe
NBC
Aug 4, 2009 6:00pm EDT
west baltimore. [applause and boo's] >> the red line, also known as alternative for see, is opposed by several. >> we know that everybody is not going to like the plan. >> they are concerned the red line will divide it the corridor, opposing the single track tunnel, citing delays and possibly collisions. >> this is not a sound move by our governor. he has just put a lot of lives in danger. >> many oppose putting a port where the tracks, the ground. they say are not opposed to the mass transit the they want the red line built underground. >> the city spent millions of dollars beautifying boston backstreet, but now they will take it away. -- boston street, but now they will take it away and cut us off from the waterfront. >> service would not begin until 2016, and federal funding would be tough to get. the former transportation secretary is now the deputy of transportation in the administration. >> we would like to know what you think of the red line light rail project. you can go to our website and then click on "local news." >> police have concern that federal investigators have joined
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